Life has become all the more complex and competitive. There is a keen struggle and competition in the world of careers and professions. Only the fittest will survive. After they finish college or training, the young students are baffled as to which profession to take. They find themselves groping in the dark. The tough competition and corruption further increase their difficulties. A young man or woman may possess sufficient training, education orientation and aptitude for a particular job or position but she or he may not get it because of various problems.
Gone are the days when life was easy, simple, smooth and harmonious and in the majority of the cases the son followed his ancestral profession or trade, and was trained for the same at home. With the rapid change in attitudes, situations and progress in science and technology things have radically changed. The entry of woman in professions and services has further increased the complications and so the selection of career at the right time has become a very tough job. It needs proper, full and comprehensive consideration.
There are professions, career, trades and jobs in plenty. There are number of professional and training institution like polytechnic, colleges and universities which give training in various trades, skills, professions and jobs such as medicine engineering, teaching, business, commerce banking, computer science, advertising, journalism, government services, position in the armed forces and scores others. One can begin his own workshop, factory or shop. He may even choose a career in police, films, commercial arts and many more. The world of careers is yours but each profession requires a special aptitude, training, guidance, education and preparation.
One may wish to become a doctor or an engineer but mere wish is not enough. Wishes, without proper and matching qualifications and deeds results in frustrations and failure. There are many factors that go in making a proper and successful career. Besides mental make-ups, education, training and skills the financial resources have also to be taken into consideration. Without the adequate financial muscles we may have to settle for less ambitious career. If we have strong will power, nothing can prevent us from achieving the goal in the long run. One may start from a scratch and end-up as a business tycoon.